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Earth Summit 2002 : a new deal

Author: Felix Dodds; Toby Middleton
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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At the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992, world leaders adopted a programme of action for implementing sustainable development worldwide. The leading players from around the world set goals and describe  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Earth Summit 2002.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2001
(OCoLC)895118872
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Dodds; Toby Middleton
ISBN: 1853838675 9781853838675
OCLC Number: 47938773
Description: xx, 364 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Roadblocks to implementing Agenda 21 and how to overcome them. Roadblocks to Agenda 21: a government perspective / Simon Upton --
Implementing Agenda 21: a United Nations perspective / Nitin Desai --
Who is aware of Agenda 21? Missing conditions: three major barriers / Victoria Elias --
Agenda 21 and the role of local government / Jeb Brugman --
Workroom versus boardroom approaches to sustainable development: reversing the download spiral / Winston Gereluk and Lucien Royer --
Women and sustainable development: from 2000 to 2002 / Minu Hemmati. pt. 2. A new charter. A peoples's earth charter / Maximo Kalaw. pt. 3. Overriding concerns. International forest initiatives / Stephen Bass --
A sustainable transport convention for the new Europe / Dieke Peters --
Povert and the environment / Cletus A. Avoka --
Financial resources for the transition to sustainable development / Barbara J. Bramble --
Trade, investment and sustainable development / Andrew Simms --
Civil society, business and sustainable development: regulating (almost) without regulation / Rob Lake. pt. 4. Emerging issues. Environment and security / Margaret Brucasco-Mackenzie --
Cities and the culture of sustainability / Herbert Girardet --
Tourism and the commission on sustainable development / Frans de Man --
Sustainable tourism: a Southern perspective / Niana Rao --
The titanic transnationals: corporate accountability and responsibility / Jagjit Plahe and Pieter van der Praag --
Getting health in a handbasket / Chip Lindner --
Our common future and ten years after Rio: how far have we come and should we be going? / Gro Harlem Bruntlund --
Sustainable consumption and production / Laurie Michaelis --
Fish forever / John Gummer --
Freshwater: a global crisis of water security and basic water provision / Rosalie Gardiner --
Energy: fuel for sustainable development / Jurgen Maier. pt. 5. Overview. Reforming the international institutions / Felix Dodds.
Responsibility: edited by Felix Dodds with Toby Middleton.
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